January 8th, 1992, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 8 of 1992. The decade was the 1990s.
28 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since January 8th, 1992.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 8th, 1992:
George H. W. Bush falls violently ill at a televised state dinner in Japan.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 8th, 1992:
United States: Black Or White - Michael Jackson
United Kingdom: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Hook" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 8th, 1992 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. In America, the song Black Or White by Michael Jackson is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hook is at the top of the Box Office. A civil war is currently taking place in the African country of Rwanda.
In Europe, the Soviet Union has officially come to an end. Russia has renamed itself as the Russian Federation. Mikhail Gorbachev has resigned from his position as the president of the Soviet Union and the Supreme Soviet body has met for the last time to formally dissolve the union. It's 1992, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Kris Kross, Boyz II Men, Whitney Houston, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Right Said Fred, Snap! and Nirvana. US President George H. W. Bush has fallen ill during a televised state dinner in Japan. Footage shows him vomiting into the lap of Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa and fainting.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "'Allo 'Allo!", "The Wonder Years", "Dinosaurs" and "Darkwing Duck". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Battletoads", "Streets of Rage" and "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Adventures of the Little Koala", "Garfield and Friends", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "Taz-Mania".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Transformers", "Micro Machines", "Jenga" and "Game Boy".
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 8th, 1992.
Early 1990s Fashion
Early 1990s fashion saw a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included clothes such as coloured tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon coloured tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts and ripped jeans.
Eric Clapton - "Tears in Heaven"
"Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton would go on to win a Grammy for 1992's Song of the Year.
Bill Clinton was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1992.
"Unforgiven" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1992.
1992 in movies.
Movies released in 1992 included Aladdin, The Bodyguard, Home Alone 2, Lethal Weapon 3, Batman Returns, A Few Good Men, Sister Act, Wayne's World, Alien 3, Bram Stoker's Dracula, White Men Can't Jump and The Mighty Ducks.
1992 in music.
Popular music artists in 1992 included Kris Kross, Vanessa Williams, U2, Boyz II Men, Whitney Houston, Madonna, The Black Crowes and Sir Mix-a-Lot.
George H. W. Bush vomiting incident.
On the 8th of January, 1992, U.S. President George H. W. Bush vomited and fainted during a banquet hosted in Japan. Initially, the media wondered whether his fainting was linked to a minor heart ailment that Bush had been previously diagnosed with.
Basic facts and information about this date:
28 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since January 8th, 1992.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 1992.
Leap Year: 1992 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Age: Anyone born on January 8th, 1992, will be 28 years of age.
People born in 1992 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 694828800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 8th, 1992:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 8th, 1992, will have the star sign Capricorn.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1992 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
Native American Zodiac: January 8th, 1992 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Home Improvement - Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
Darkwing Duck - Cartoon.
Rugrats - Animated TV series about a group of toddlers.
The Ren & Stimpy Show - Animated cartoon series.
Dinosaurs - TV series about a family of dinosaurs.
Clarissa Explains It All - Nickelodeon TV series.
Beverly Hills, 90210 - A series that followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - Sitcom about an inner-city teenager who moves to his aunt's house in Bel-Air.
Blossom - Starring Mayim Bialik as teenager Blossom Russo.
One Foot in the Grave - British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
Saved by the Bell - Comedy series about a group of friends in high school.
1992 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1992.
"The Adventures of Tintin" - "Home Improvement" - "Darkwing Duck" - "Taz-Mania" - "Doug" - "Rugrats" - "The Ren & Stimpy Show" - "Dinosaurs" - "Clarissa Explains It All" - "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" - "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" - "Rosie and Jim" - "Blossom" - "The Simpsons" - "Doogie Howser, M.D." - "Saved by the Bell" - "Noozles" - "Roseanne" - "Garfield and Friends" - "Count Duckula" - "The Wonder Years" - "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" - "Fireman Sam" - "Full House" - "Adventures of the Little Koala" - "Married... with Children" - "Pingu" - "Growing Pains" - "Thomas the Tank Engine" - "The Cosby Show" - "Danger Mouse" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood"
1992 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1992:
Super Soaker (water gun)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
G.I. Joe (figures)
My Little Pony (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of January:
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on January 8th, 1992.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on January 8th, 1992 was probably conceived around the 31st of March, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 8th, 1992 is the 17th of October, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Civilization - A strategy game that was created by Sid Meier and Bruce Shelley.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past - The third installment in the series. Released on the SNES.
F-16 Combat Pilot - F-16 fighter flight simulator.
Streets of Rage - A side-scrolling beat-em-up game that was released on the Sega.
Sonic the Hedgehog - A platform video game that was released for the Sega Mega Drive.
Battletoads - Platform video game.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 8th, 1992.
10,524 days have passed since this date.
909,273,600 seconds have passed since the January 8th, 1992.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,060,819,200 times.
Since January 8th, 1992, earth has travelled approximately 469,185,177,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 151,545,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,197,530 steps. That's about 34,754 miles!
Since this date, 10,911,283 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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